The starters of Strade Bianche Crédit Agricole and Strade Bianche Women Elite Crédit Agricole have been announced.
In the men’s category the big names at the start include the former winners Mathieu Van der Poel (2021), Julian Alaphilippe (2019), Tiesj Benoot (2018), Zdenek Stybar (2015) and Michal Kwiatkowski (2014, 2017). Other top riders will be Thomas Pidcock, Matej Mohoric, Peter Sagan, Greg Van Avermaet, Warren Barguil, Alberto Bettiol and Tim Wellens.
Strade Bianche – Start List
Among the women at the start the World Champion Annemiek Van Vleuten, winner of the 2019 and 2020 editions. In case of a victory, she will be the first female triple winner. There will also be the 2022 winner Lotte Kopecky, Elisa Balsamo, Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio, Katarzyna Niewiadoma and Demi Vollering.
Strade Bianche Women Elite – Start List
The international signal of the two races scheduled in Siena on Saturday 4 March (the ninth edition of the Strade Bianche Women Elite Crédit Agricole and the seventeenth edition of the Strade Bianche Crédit Agricole) will be broadcasted with TV images to be distributed in over 200 countries around the world, thanks to the coverage of 8 different networks.
“Europe’s most southern northern classic” will be broadcasted in Europe on the linear channel Eurosport 1 and on the GCN+ web platform. The men’s race will be broadcasted live also in Belgium, on RTBF and VRT, in the Netherlands, on NOS, and in Switzerland, on SRG. In Italy RAI will broadcast the men’s race live on the RAI 2 from 2 pm.
Furthermore, fans will able be to watch both races live on Directv in South America, on Supersport in South Africa and on J Sports in Japan. Strade Bianche Women Elite Crédit Agricole will also be broadcasted live in Australia by SBS.